Asus M5A97 PRO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 38.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics37.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive45% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
MotherboardAsus M5A97 PRO  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20121016
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 15:18
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Phenom II X4 925-$150
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
38.5% Below average
SC Int 73.7
SC Float 44
SC Mixed 55.1
46% 57.6 Pts
QC Int 272
QC Float 171
QC Mixed 195
48% 213 Pts
MC Int 276
MC Float 156
MC Mixed 209
32% 214 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 42%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Asus(1043 8613) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
37.6% Below average
Lighting 115
Reflection 77.9
Parallax 119
36% 104 fps
MRender 78.8
Gravity 111
Splatting 80.1
39% 89.9 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 64GB-$158
12GB free
Firmware: 000F Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
45% Average
Read 458
Write 107
Mixed 127
50% 231 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 44.1
4K Mixed 5.18
58% 22.5 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 63.6
DQ Mixed 7.22
28% 63.7 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 45%
Great: 58%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$25
43GB free
Firmware: 05.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 104
Write 76.4
Mixed 95.7
70% 92.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 1.16
4K Mixed 0.36
75% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 70%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$92
31GB free
Firmware: 1AJ1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
57.8% Above average
Read 77
Write 124
Mixed 81.9
71% 94.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.46
107% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GB
1066, 1066, 1066, 1066 MHz
2048, 2048, 2048, 2048 MB
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
33% Below average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 8.1
MC Mixed 11.9
33% 11.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.8
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 8.3
20% 7.17 GB/s
Latency 78.9
51% 78.9 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 33%
Great: 51%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical M5A97 PRO Builds (Compare 806 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 PRO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $189
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